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  • The Pickett Street Team’s Guide to Seattle Summers

    July 5, 2018 /
    Pickett Street Properties Team /

    Are you thinking about moving to the Seattle area this summer? (We say, go for it!) Or, did you recently move to the Seattle area? (Welcome!) Or, perhaps you’ve been here several years, but need to explore some new places. (The area is full of hidden gems.) Whatever your situation, Pickett Street has you covered this summer. We’ve put together a handy summer guide to eating, drinking, and getting outside in the Seattle area. Take a look at the team’s favorite summer spots below, then get out and explore some of these places this weekend. To buy a home in this clearly amazing area, and to chat with the Pickett Street team, get in touch with them today at or (425) 502-5397. Also, check out our list of farmers markets in the area and three things that make living in Washington so special. Jillian Farrar, Lead Buyers Agent Favorite spot for food and drinks: The Watershed Pub and Kitchen in the Northgate neighborhood. Favorite spot to get outside: Waverly Beach Park in Kirkland–there is a dock for easy kayak entry, a beach for digging, and a new play area. Favorite summer memory: Camping in the Mount Rainier National Park…Read more

  • Pickett Street goes to New Orleans

    February 26, 2010 /
    Jesse D. Moore /

    We recently returned from a business trip to New Orleans (and before everyone asks - no, it wasn't during Mardi Gras!), which was host to the international convention for Keller Williams Realty International. The trip yielded many new ideas and philosophies for our business, but I won't bore you with that right now. Instead, we want to share with you our five favorite things about The Big Easy. 5) Everything but Bourbon Street - We got to our hotel at about 1:00am on Friday night, and while our initial intention was to find a blues club and a glass of wine, I thought our late arrival would surely shelve these plans. One of our friends had arrived earlier, and in waiting for us, had brewed himself a pot of coffee, and there wasn't any way he was going to let us go to bed without a quick walk down Bourbon Street. Our hotel was two blocks from Bourbon Street, so within a couple of minutes we were introduced to New Orlean's most renowned destination. I won't get into everything we saw, smelled, or stepped on, but we all left a little wide-eyed. The street is woven in debauchery, and the…Read more